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5 Inspirational Quotes by Pele, the Brazilian Legend

Pele, the legendary Brazilian footballer not just attracted football fans but even those who hardly played or watched football. The one thing which made him the king of football apart from his supreme success for winning three FIFA World...

Indian Football : The endangered football tournaments of India

India is a colorful country and it is famous for its vibrant festivals and events. Indian football also added some color to country’s rich culture by having many football tournaments. Presently India have two top tier football tournament, one...

Prathamesh Maulingkar : A slow but steady rise

During the 2010-11 season, Nishant Ramela, a good friend of mine and Indian youth football follower described an unknown AIFF XI (now Pailan Arrows) player as very tall, well built and referred by other players as ‘Bush’. However, in...
Messi golden ball controversy

Five Most Shocking Football Stories of 2014

2014 was a great year for football, but it had it's share of controversies as well. We have compiled the 5 most controversial footballing news of 2014. Are they same as your's top 5? So, click the next page...

Foreign recruits in Indian football – A short recap

The major talking points of past few I Leagues have been the increasing role of foreign footballers in Indian football. The foreign recruits have been in the thick of action - some of the major issues being their goalscoring...
ISL goals

ISL Atletico de Kolkata – The Legend of Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan

The Salt Lake Stadium also known as Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan is a multi-purpose stadium in Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal. Currently, the stadium is being used as the home ground for Indian Super League's Kolkata franchisee, Atletico de Kolkata. The stadium is the second...
Bengaluru FC with I-League trophy

Champion’s Parade – From Barcelona to Bengaluru – A personal experience

As Bengaluru FC won this season's I-League, captain Sunil Chhetri,  defenders Gurtej Singh and Manpreet Singh became three players to win back to back I-Leagues as they were a part of the defending champions Churchill Brothers' squad last...
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A SWOT analysis for Indian football market

I have always tried to find out the problems of Indian football and have pondered over the possible solutions. Let me sum up all the important points regarding the business opportunities in Indian Football. SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity &...
Barcelona fans

Can the New Stars of La Masia Carry the Legacy Forward?

FC Barcelona strongly relies on the products of their youth system and have never been timid about giving La Masia cadets a chance in their senior team. In some occasions, the prominence of La Masia players in senior team becomes surprisingly high for...

Indian Football – A tale of three inspiring coaches

Tactics, strategies and coaching styles are an integral part of football coaching and management. From ‘Tikitaka’ to ‘Catenaccio’, long ball tactics to diamond formation, we have seen many forms of it. India doesn't really boast a style of its...